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Conservators Center

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1 amorous leopard angered a female, that was cool to see up close! Lion roars almost shook the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gina J
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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Amazing time

We went to the special event Roaring to Reels where we got to see the lions and also watch The Lion... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicole R
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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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Have you ever looked a tiger in the eye? Felt the whole-body impact of lions roaring? Watched wolves romp through the woods? These and other once-in-a-lifetime experiences are possible at the Conservators' Center, a wildlife conservancy for more...more
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676 E Hughes Mill Rd - BY RESERVATION ONLY, By Reservation Only, Burlington, NC 27217-9341
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+1 888-650-1139
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1 amorous leopard angered a female, that was cool to see up close! Lion roars almost shook the ground, incredible!

Thank Gina J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the special event Roaring to Reels where we got to see the lions and also watch The Lion King outside. Great event and we had so much fun. We will be back asap!

Thank Nicole R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to the Conservators Center was pretty amazing! We loved being able to see the lions and tigers so close. Hearing the lions "oophing" was unlike anything I've ever experienced. Our guide, Shri, was full of information about each animal. It was neat to...More

Thank Sebrina V
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I heard lions roar for the first time!! The guides were so informative and you can tell they really care about their rescues. This was such a good afternoon for our family. (One critical. The 3 year old got bored fast. This is definitely a...More

1  Thank Irishvagirl
Reviewed July 25, 2018

This was a really nice surprise to have so many wild cats in one place and more! It is a little out of the way place with many interesting facts about Wildcats, Wolves, arctic foxes, lemurs and I had never seen a Binturong before! Learned...More

Thank Connie H
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

I lived a few miles away for years before I even heard about this center. It is wonderful, interactive, and fun! It's an enjoyable visit for anyone and supports a great cause.

Thank travlr1222
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! The most beautiful pictures and memories. Really up close. Go now! Get online and make your reservations. What are you waiting for....this isn’t just for kids or school trips.

1  Thank The_Foleys2013
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place in the country that gives tours to help raise money to keep taking care of the wild life animals that get dumped on their doorsteps. Great tours and worth the money just make sure to reserve your tour spot.

1  Thank R J
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This isn’t a large place so it doesn’t get too tiring to walk. You see a variety of small animals, white wolves and the big cats. You go on a guided tour which is very informative and they will answer any questions they have. The...More

3  Thank TerriS8365
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great facility that was serves a wonderful purpose. The volunteer guide was very knowledgeable and kept the tour interesting.

1  Thank Jimmy L
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Chinah0rse
April 2, 2017|
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Response from NCTraveler2015 | Reviewed this property |
There are Cracker Barrels on I-40 along your route that will be open. Hotel restaurants will likely be open as well. Greensboro is about 30 minutes from Burlington, so hope that helps you find somewhere to eat.
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Susan D
October 4, 2016|
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Response from Erica L | Reviewed this property |
It's about a mile long of a rocky walkway. You can pay $5 extra to have a seat in a golf cart to still do the tour.
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286larrys
March 31, 2016|
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Response from Nikkisams | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the tour, age, time of year. Check them out on their website
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